The Museum of the Royal Graves of Aigai : the Macedonian glory

The Museum of the Royal Graves of Aigai : the Macedonian glory

11,99

  • Self-guided audio tour
    Follow the story at your own pace
  • English
    For both audio and stories included
The Museum of the Royal Graves of Aigai : the Macedonian glory

11,99

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Overview

  • 1h 30min
  • 91 stories
  • 0.00km distance
  • 23 stops

Macedonia withheld its secrets from the public until 1977 when two royal tombs were discovered at Aigai. It was hailed as the archaeological discovery of the century, as many think the tombs belong to King Philip II, and Alexander’s son, Alexander IV. Let’s delve into a rich site with treasures, linked to legends who changed the course of history.

Waltz in the Museum of Aigai with a self-guided audio tour on your phone designed by an accredited expert. Listen to fascinating stories, based on an award-winning storytelling concept, and gain great insights into the most iconic landmark of modern-day Vergina, the Aigai Museum. Start your tour from the entrance of the museum and continue to meet The Great Tumulus, getting acquainted with the Marble Grave Stele, Tomb IV,  and The ‘Heroon’

This is an unmissable opportunity to experience at your own pace the Museum of Aigai with a captivating audio tour on your phone.

* * Ticket/entrance fee to the Aigai Museum is not included.

Preview

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Directions

As soon as you reach the main entrance of the site, the ticket office is located inside the fence to your left. After the ticket office, you will see a low mound covered by grass ahead, which is where the Royal Graves are located, exactly underneath the Great Tumulus.

Smaragda Touloupa

Almost three decades ago I decided to become a professional wanderer/tourist guide by combining my love for our history, archaeology, landscape, and humans with a profession. You will find me guiding all over Greece, from Aigai to Crete among others.

Inclusions and Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Self-guided audio tour in English on your smartphone (Android & iOS)
  • An activation link to access your audio tour
  • Offline content (text, audio narration and maps) to avoid roaming charges
  • Self-guided audio tour in English on your smartphone (Android & iOS)
  • An activation link to access your audio tour
  • Offline content (text, audio narration and maps) to avoid roaming charges

Exclusions

 

  • Entrance tickets to the museum are not included.
  • Live Guide
  • Smartphone or headphones
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation
  • App not compatible with Windows phones
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Entrance tickets to the museum are not included.
  • Live Guide
  • Smartphone or headphones
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation
  • App not compatible with Windows phones
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Mandatory items

Charged smartphone, headphones, comfortable shoes, hat & sunscreen

Charged smartphone, headphones, comfortable shoes, hat & sunscreen

The location

Address

Vergina 590 31

Starting point

There is no meeting point. The self-guided audio tour is designed to start at the entrance of the Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina 590 31).

Directions to starting point

The easiest way to get there is by car. 

Finishing point

The tour ends at the entrance of the museum again

Important information

Opening hours

Tuesday 12:00-20:00

Monday, Wednesday to Sunday 08:00-20:00

Know before you book

  • Please consider that admission fees for the museum are not included.
  • This is a downloadable self-guided audio tour for your smartphone, accessible through our app. No live guide will accompany you. No VR / AR is included
  • No live guide or meeting point provided.
  • After booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. Check your spam folder as well
  • Book per device to be used, not per participant
  • An Android (version 5.0 and later) or iOS smartphone is required. The audio tour is not compatible with Windows Phones, iPhone 5/5C or older, iPod Touch 5th generation or older, iPad 4th generation or older, iPad Mini 1st generation
  • You will need storage space on your phone (100-150 MB)
  • Please consider that admission fees for the museum are not included.
  • This is a downloadable self-guided audio tour for your smartphone, accessible through our app. No live guide will accompany you. No VR / AR is included
  • No live guide or meeting point provided.
  • After booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. Check your spam folder as well
  • Book per device to be used, not per participant
  • An Android (version 5.0 and later) or iOS smartphone is required. The audio tour is not compatible with Windows Phones, iPhone 5/5C or older, iPod Touch 5th generation or older, iPad 4th generation or older, iPad Mini 1st generation
  • You will need storage space on your phone (100-150 MB)

Know before you go

  • Mobile signal may be weak at the site(s). Download your audio tour on your smartphone prior to your visit to fully enjoy it.
  • After booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. Please check your email spam folder as well
  • Ensure that your smartphone is fully charged & that you bring your earphones
  • Visitors are advised to wear comfortable shoes
  • Mobile signal may be weak at the site(s). Download your audio tour on your smartphone prior to your visit to fully enjoy it.
  • After booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. Please check your email spam folder as well
  • Ensure that your smartphone is fully charged & that you bring your earphones
  • Visitors are advised to wear comfortable shoes

Download the app

To take this self-guided tour, you will need to download the Clio Muse Tours app on your iOS or Android device. Enjoy your tour!

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